For students pursuing a career in wedding planning, there is no better way to gain a practical understanding of the industry than by visiting some of London's most iconic wedding venues. Students see theory coming to life and they make valuable connections with London's leading planners.
Led by Siobhan Craven-Robins, venue site tours are an excellent opportunity for students to explore wedding ceremony and reception venues and see firsthand the different ways weddings & events can be executed.
The benefits of these venue site tours are numerous and include:
Seeing Theory Come to Life While classroom learning provides students with a solid foundation in wedding planning theory, nothing compares to the experience of seeing those theories come to life in real-world settings. Visiting iconic London wedding venues allows students to understand how to apply theoretical concepts in practical situations. They can see how different spaces can be transformed for weddings and events, including ceremony and reception layouts, lighting, décor, and entertainment.
Gaining Practical Experience In addition to seeing theory come to life, site tours also offer students the opportunity to gain practical experience. They can observe how experienced planners manage events, how they handle challenges that arise, and how they create a memorable experience for guests. By observing and taking note of these experiences, students can learn how to create their own unique wedding plans that will leave lasting impressions.
Building Industry Connections One of the most valuable aspects of these site tours is the opportunity for students to build connections with London's leading wedding planners. These connections can lead to internships, job opportunities, or simply serve as a valuable resource for advice and guidance in the industry. Building relationships with industry professionals is essential for anyone looking to succeed in wedding planning, and these tours provide the perfect opportunity for students to start building these relationships.
Getting Feedback from Experts During the site tours, students will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive feedback from experienced wedding planners. This feedback can help students refine their skills and better understand the industry's intricacies. It also allows students to learn from the experience of others and apply that knowledge to their own future events.
In conclusion, visiting iconic London wedding venues, as part of a site tour led by experienced wedding professional lecturer Siobhan Craven-Robins, offers numerous benefits for wedding planning students. From seeing theory come to life to gaining practical experience, building industry connections, and getting feedback from experts, these tours are an invaluable opportunity for anyone pursuing a career in wedding planning.
But don't just take our word for it! Wedding Planning Course Students from Siobhan's last "Venue Day" were happy to share their experience in the videos below: